Oct 5, 2012 4:30am EDT
the presidential election. s.e.a.l. team 6 the raid on osama bin laden is from the weinstein company and voltage films. the co-chairman harvey weinstein is a prominent fundraiser for the obama re- election campaign. the president of "national geographic" says the film's air date is not political. owens said the date was scheduled to start the channel 12 season. >>> the u. n. security council condemned syria for shelling a town in turkey. it left five people dead and dozens more injured. >> this is the first time the full security council has agreed to a resolution against syria. the council said the attack on turkey points at how the battle in syria has an impact on the region. monica villamizar has more. >> reporter: turkey's parliament said it's not declaring war on its neighbor. the government can now send troops or war planes across the border to attack syrian targets if turkey feels threatened. the turkish military fired for a second straight day. a rocket launched from syria hit a turkish town killing two women and three children. residents say they feel the war next door has spilled over.
Oct 2, 2012 4:30am EDT
. mitt romney has opposed the bill in the past. >> pledging, quote, if i were elected and the congress have passed the dream act, would i veto it? the answer is yes. >> reporter: most polls show president obama with a very comfortable lead among hispanic american voters. a new survey from the hispanic center shows why that's important. this year nearly 24 million hispanic americans will be eligible to vote that far exceeds the 19 million who voted in 2008 and most of those votes went to president obama. but romney has certainly not given up trying to win over the hispanic vote. >> the his pan innings have been -- hispanics have been hit disproportionately high. while the national unemployment is still above 8% and has been for 40 straight months, hispanic unemployment is at 11 prosecute. >> reporter: the two men could have a chance to discuss immigration face to face during wednesday's debate. in washington, susan mcginnis, cbs news. >> wusa9 is your go to debate station. if you just want the facts and no spin, this is where you need to be. we're teaming up with our media partner "u.s.
Oct 3, 2012 4:30am EDT
on election day. opponents of the law say it would have unfairly prevented the elderly and minorities from voting. officials still have the option of appealing the decision to the state supreme court. >>> it was supposed to abnew information system to root out terrorists after the september 11 attacks. instead the multibillion dollar program produced little valuable intelligence and wrongly convicted -- excuse me, wrongly collected information on innocent americans. that was the finding of a new report. it was intended to link local, state and federal antiterror states. it cost and didn't do a whole lot. >>> some republican members of congress claim the state department officials in libya -- claim state department officials in libya had requested tighter security before the attacks on the consulate in benghazi. two lawmakers say they got their information directly from sources with knowledge of the event in libya. secretary of state hillary clinton announced she is forming a committee to look into what really happened in that attack. >>> a military court has decided to hear more arguments
Oct 4, 2012 4:30am EDT
election debate of 2012 marked the call nation of one -- culmination of one full year of hard work. >> i'm looking forward to seeing the technology in action on this scale. >> reporter: a computer scientist at the university of maryland, he developed the software program that was launched while president obama and mitt romney dualed in denver. >> this is all about a new way to tap into people's opinions. >> reporter: an internet-based software program that instantly recorded the reactions of about 500 students watching the debate here in college park and perhaps another 10,000 college students at schools all around the country. >> they are looking on their smartphone at a screen that has buttons that say agree, disagree, spin, dodge. you hear something you agree with, tap it. >> reporter: not surprisingly given the audience, president obama got his biggest spikes of support when talking about reducing the costs of education while mitt romney did not fair nearly as well with the liberal leaning college crowd as the debate went on. matt jablow, 9news now. >> that's cool. that was really in